Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy 2012 – Part 4 – WCBS Newsradio 880 New York | October 29, 2012

Recorded by Webmaster Steve West… Continuing our weekly analysis of radio coverage of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy, here’s another segment of coverage on WCBS 880. Pausing for a moment, we’d like to dedicate this portion of coverage to the team of meteorologists who spent […]

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Greg Peters, 104.5 WRVR Memphis | 1998

Recorded on a “Solid Gold Sunday”, Greg Peters plays all Oldies from the 60s & 70s. It’s Father’s Day, although we can’t quite guess the year this was recorded. About halfway through this tape (side 2, actually), you get to hear the […]

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Steve Chick, WGY-FM “Electric 99” | November, 1988

Around 1982 or 83, WGY-FM was a CHR station that quite suddenly appeared as a new Capital Region top 40 station known as “Electric 99”. The station entered a hit music race largely dominated by WFLY 92.3, which was the FM sister […]

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Chuck Leonard, 77 WABC New York | April 2, 1979

As part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of WABC’s format change to Top 40 full time, here’s Chuck Leonard as heard on his show on 4/2/79. This is another high quality original recording thanks to Big Apple Airchecks. Leonard is […]

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Chuck Leonard, 77 WABC New York | August 31, 1978

Here’s an hour long treat for WABC Music Radio 77 fans! I’ve no idea how this was recorded but it sounds suspiciously like it was taken right off the WABC studio console. The audio quality is the best I’ve ever heard! Sped […]

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Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy, 2012 – Part 3 – N/T 960 WELI//WKCI-FM HD2 New Haven | October 29, 2012

Each week in November, we’re featuring radio’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy. Here in Part 3, we’re listening to the Vinny Penn Project, the morning show on WELI New Haven. I actually made two recordings of WELI, this one, using my Sony HD […]

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“Huggy Boy” (Dick Hugg), 1st Show, KRTH Los Angeles | December 4, 1998

The late Dick Hugg, better known to his listeners as “Huggy Boy”, is captured here at the start of his first show on the legendary K-Earth 101! Hugg was known not only as an early and heavy influence in promoting Do-Wop music, […]

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WOKE Charleston SC | Sometime 1980’s

Here’s a rare aircheck of Standards WOKE Charleston SC. I remember hearing the station when I was stationed there in the early 90s during my Naval service, and remember this sounding like a relic from my grandfather’s era! Not much I can […]

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Johnny Driscoll, WCFL Chicago | 1974

Enter John Driscoll (Jock, Consultant & Airchexx Contributor). Talk about HIGH ENERGY! Driscoll easily gives John Records Landecker over at crosstown WLS a run for his money. This is 1974. WCFL was owned by the Chicago Federation of Labor. I always thought […]

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Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy, 2012 – Part 2, Various Stations (CT/NY) | October 28, 2012 – 7-8 AM

Running 33 minutes, here’s part two of our coverage of Hurricane Sandy recorded on Monday morning, 8-10 hours before landfall. The reason for recording this, was to document radio’s coverage and response to a major emergency. The only editing of this recording […]

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Composite: KNUS Dallas | 1979

New Contributor Karl Ireland sent in some truly fascinating material for your listening pleasure. Here’s an un-dated station promotional composite of “FM 99” KNUS. Based upon the music, I’m guessing this is from Spring, 1979. Who’s the narrator? Listen to the voice […]

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Wayne Moss, 1480 WABB Mobile AL | April, 1964

Contributor Mike Raub sent us this incredible recording! WABB was doing Top 40 in 1964 with lots of reverb and personality! Wayne Moss is filling in the morning show for normal show host Wayne Dean. Not sure if this was standard at […]

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